St. Paul's Church, Ireland Wood, Ireland Wood

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"We aim to be a welcoming, Christian community worshipping God and sharing, through words and actions, the Good News of Jesus Christ."

St. Paul's Mission Statement


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CHURCH OF ENGLAND PARISH OF ST. PAUL, IRELAND WOOD

DIOCESE OF WEST YORKSHIRE AND THE DALES

HEADINGLEY DEANERY

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St. Paul's is a relatively modern and distinctive church building. Built in 1965 it is eight-sided with a crowning cupola containing the bell. It stands just below the highest point of the City of Leeds. Internally it has a large unobstructed worship area with seating for over 300 people.  There is an adjoining church hall and meeting room (Jubilee Room) which are used by the church and local community.

The church serves a large parish comprising mostly post-war housing both social and private. There are three primary and one high school in the parish, also the Holt Park Centre comprising supermarket, shops, OPAL centre, Ralph Thoresby High School, Holt Park Library and the new Holt Park Active leisure and wellbeing centre.

The church hosts an outlet for the Leeds North FoodBank (http://leedsnorth.foodbank.org.uk).


Our clergy are:

Priest-in-Charge (of St Paul, Ireland Wood and also of St John, Adel): Rev Dr Ian White, Adel Rectory, 25 Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, LS16 8DQ. Tel: 0113 26736760113 26736760113 26736760113 2673676; e-mail: [email protected] //

Associate Priest: Rev Linda Ludkin, The Vicarage, Raynel Drive, Leeds, LS16 6BS. Tel: 0113 23015640113 23015640113 23015640113 2301564. e-mail: [email protected] //

Assistant Curate: Rev Ian Johnston. Tel: 07914750969; e-mail: [email protected] //

All enquiries should be made to Rev Linda.

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Rev Linda Ludkin
Associate Priest,
C/o St Paul's Church, Raynel Drive, LEEDS, LS16 6BS
0113 2301564

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Golden Jubilee Weekend
On 5th and 6th September 2015 St Paul's celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the opening of the church. Watch out for details of events to celebrate this important occasion.
Saturday 5th September 2015 at 12:00 AM
 
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Sunday

Holy Communion
A simple service of Holy Communion (said) using Common Worship.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Family Communion
This is a service of Holy Communion for everyone. It lasts about 45 minutes and includes Prayer, Praise and teaching. The music is provided by the St Paul's First Sunday Band. Coffee, tea, fruit squash and biscuits are served in the adjoinging church hall after the service.
Every first Sunday at 10:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly creche Coffee
Sung Eucharist
Sung Eucharist using Common Worship. Usually lasts about 1 hour. Coffee, tea, fruit squash and biscuits are served in the adjoining church hall after the service.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Coffee Common Worship

Monday

Beavers
Beaver Scouts are the youngest section of the Scouting family, open to Boys and Girls age 6 to 8 years. Their activities are based around making things, outdoor activities, singing, playing games, going out on visits, investigating nature, listening to stories, learning how to be safe and most importantly, making new friends. For more information please contact Cheryl on 0113 2575811
School term time only.
Every Monday at 5:15 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Parish Prayers
We meet to pray for the needs of the world, the parish and it's people. In particular we remember those for whom prayers have specifically been asked. Usually meet in the Church Vestry.
Every first and third Monday at 6:00 PM

Tuesday

St. Paul's Cubs
Weekly meeting of cub scout group. Held during school term time. Contact: Shasheen Stafford; 0113 2675504
Weekly in school term
Every Tuesday at 6:30 PM for 1½ hours

Wednesday

Art and Craft Group
Meeting of artists and crafters of all abilities. Open to all, beginners and those more advanced are equally welcome; tuition can given by members. Occasional guest speakers. Contact: Tony Willshaw; 0113 2675676
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Coffee

Thursday

Leeds North Foodbank
St Paul's hosts the Ireland Wood outlet of the Leeds North Foodbank. It is open once per week on a Thursday morning from 10.30 until 12.30. For further information about the FoodBank please 'google' Leeds North FoodBank. Contact Tel: 07519 706 290
Every Thursday at 10:30 AM for 2 hours
OPAL - Ireland Wood Meeting Point
OPAL Ireland Wood Meeting Point, held at St Paul's on 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. £1 entry (including refreshments). A regular coffee afternoon for you to meet new people and renew old acquaintances in a friednly, welcoming environment. Entertainment occasionally provided. More information from 0113 2619103.
Every second and fourth Thursday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Rainbows
Meeting of Rainbow Guide unit. Held during school term time. Contact: Kirsty: 0113 2955382
Weekly in school term
Every Thursday at 5:00 PM for 1 hour
Brownies
Meeting of Brownie Guide unit. Contact: Sue: 0113 2613730
Weekly in school term
Every Thursday at 6:00 PM for 1½ hours
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Golden Jubilee Weekend
On 5th and 6th September 2015 St Paul's celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the opening of the church. Watch out for details of events to celebrate this important occasion.
Saturday 5th September 2015 at 12:00 AM
Live Music / Concerts Supports Fairtrade goods Spire/steeple Stained glass Organ Hall for hire Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Visitor Parking Available
Bookings

Mr Nigel Pearson Tel: 0113 2269327 Please contact for full details of available hall / rooms and costs.

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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 3161
Built: 1965
Architect: G Davey
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: LEEDS (463)
Deanery: HEADINGLEY (46303)
Benefice: Ireland Wood (46/166)
Parish Legal Name: Ireland Wood (460245 )
CofE Church Info: (646337 30/251)
Short URL: acny.uk/3161/
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This page was last updated on Sunday 1st February 2015
 
 
St. Paul's Church, Ireland Wood : Raynel Drive, off Otley Old Road, Church is easily seen from Otley Old Road at the junction of Raynel Approach. To access the church turn into Raynel Approach then first right into Raynel Drive. The entrance to the church is 100 yards along on the right and the car park is a further 50 yd, Ireland Wood, West Yorkshire, LS16 6BS

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